News for Monday, July 8, 2002

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Tennis tournament has 'huge' impact

It only takes two words for high school tennis coach Beccy Brane to sum up the impact the Steamboat Tennis Association's Ore House Championships has on her team.

Merger could save money

Savings would be in the hundreds of thousands

If the city merges with Mount Werner Water and Sanitation District, more than $500,000 in capital and operation costs and $100,000 in annual operating expenses could be saved.

The hills of Steamboat

Mountain bikers offered challenges in this week's race

It's not the longest race in the Town Challenge Mountain Bike Series, but this week's cross-country course will offer enough mileage to test even the most accomplished cyclist.

Fire a hot topic at special session

Lawmakers may introduce increased penalties for wildfires

State lawmakers returned to Denver Monday for a special session to address recent wildfires and the ongoing drought.

Water use jumps

Conservation requests making

Despite the city's request for residents to voluntarily conserve water, citywide usage in June jumped nearly 5 percent from last year.